Monthly Archives: June 2011

Moving Seedlings

  Every year I set the very reasonable goal of getting everyone moved about and planted by Memorial Day. That gives me about 6 weeks of frost free planting. I have the whole summer to focus on deadheading, watering, controlling pests … Continue reading

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Results of Compost

I follow Felder Rushing’s 2 rules of composting, “Stop throwing that stuff away, and pile it up somewhere.” (If you ever have an opportunity to hear Felder speak, go for it. He is awesome!) I never have enough to top dress … Continue reading

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 I am looking forward to more success with my tomatoes than in the past. Last summer I had huge vines that produced very few tomatoes until the end of the season. Most of them never ripened, and I picked them … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend

We had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend with our first house guests of the season, Dale’s old high school friends Sue and Greg, and the garden was looking pretty good. If you want more information on hydrangeas including how to … Continue reading

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